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FOX News
Mar 30, 2011 1:00pm EDT
, 90, including september 16 when a u.s. airbus came within 100 feet of another aircraft. 2003 saw the worst numbers, 161 incidents total. if that weren't enough, we have report next hour on an investigation about how a bullet pierced the plane in mid flight. stay tuned for that. back now to our top story, as we wait for secretaries clinton and gates, along with admiral mullen to arrive on capitol hill, they will be briefing lawmakers on the crisis in libya and our military's role in this fight. they're expected to answer tough questions. lawmakers are said to be unsatisfied with the information. a top nato commander telling a house panel that the u.s. role will be reduced with other partners handling more responsibility. this comes as the libyan rebels lose ground in their fight. qaddafi's troops forcing the opposition to give up ground that they had captured near qaddafi's hometown on monday. the rebels have been driven back by qaddafi's better-armed troops and forced to retreat from key oil towns on the coast. rick leventhal is streaming live to us from ajdabiya. rick? >> report
FOX News
Mar 3, 2011 1:00pm EST
's so-called third war escalates at the cost of american lives. most recently, jaime zapata, the u.s. immigration agent ambushed and murdered. mike emanuel is live from the white house. >> reporter: this comes at a tense time between u.s.-mexico relations. fingerpointing about the violence south of the border. we expect president obama and president calderon to make opening statements and talk about the relationship, the economics, how they can cooperate to deal with with the violence issues, but then we expect questions, one question from an american reporter and one from a mexican reporter and then it can branch out to other issues. we can expect questions about violence. when the president came into the briefing room yesterday to talk about a different matter, reporters tried to shout questions at him about libya and he said there would be a chance to talk about that today. we've heard defense secretary gates downplaying the idea of a no-fly zone, saying it would take resources, manpower and an attack on libyan soil would be required to take out their air-defense systems and domin
FOX News
Mar 23, 2011 1:00pm EDT
now. megyn: thanks, guys. this is a fox news alert. breaking news from the pentagon, where u.s. military leaders say there is a change of mission in libya. welcome to "america live," everyone. i'm megyn kelly. here's the latest on the situation right new. a senior u.s. defense official saying that military strikes are now going to start focusing on moammar qaddafi's ground troops and artillery. no more cruise missiles unless needed. the pentagon says the battle on the ground is busy, where brigades commanded by qaddafi's sons are "fully engaged." nato warships are patrolling the coast to enforce an arms embargo. live report coming up. new warnings that the situation in libya and across the arab world as a whole now pose a threat to the united states economy. eric bowling and the fox business network picks up that piece of the story. eric? >> reporter: a couple of months ago before anything started in egypt or tunisia, we were talking about the higher price for food. that was when oil went from $50 up to $80. as we speak, $106 a barrel because of what's going on in the middle ea
FOX News
Mar 21, 2011 1:00pm EDT
. hi. i'm megyn kelly. in a news briefing moments ago, a top u.s. general saying that a stalemate with moammar qaddafi could be a possible outcome here. the stalemate could allow qaddafi to stay in power, that coming in as fox is learning that libya used reporters as human shields to head off a planned missile attack on a qaddafi compound. we'll have a live report from the ground in libya in a few moments. another alert, meantime, on the fallout over japan's nuclear crisis. we're getting word that nuclear officials here in the united states are launching new inspections and reviews of our own nuclear reactors in an effort to prevent a similar disaster. a new setback in efforts to prevent a nuclear meltdown in japan. workers at fukushima evacuated after smoke was seen rising from at least one of the damaged reactors. efforts to cool down overheating fuel rods are temporarily put on hold. trace gallagher has more live from our west coast newsroom. trace? >> reporter: this is a dangerous mixed bag. power cords have been attached to all six of the reactors, which is not to say that po
FOX News
Mar 22, 2011 1:00pm EDT
live." i'm megyn kelly. getting new details now about how pro-qaddafi groups are fighting. u.s. military officials and the u.n. encouraging an extension of the no-fly zone until qaddafi stops defying a u.n. resolution to end all action against his own people. meantime, we're getting brand-new images from the crash of a u.s. fighter jet this morning. the plane went down with mechanical problems. both members of the crew are safe. they had safely ejected prior to impact. rick leventhal joins us on the phone, as he heads away from the fighting in benghazi. what is the latest there? >> reporter: pretty quiet in benghazi. here here during evening prayers. more traffic now. it appears that some of the people that fled the violence over the weekend are trickling back in. we were south of benghazi heading to ajdabiya, which is the frontline in this battle. you cannot get to tripoli from this side of the country without going through ajdabiya. and that's where libyan forces have set up. there are tanks, artillery, rocket launchers there and they're firing on rebels who are testing the p
FOX News
Mar 28, 2011 1:00pm EDT
outside the reactor. so high that top u.s. environmental officials report that a single dose is enough to cause hemorrhaging. more from osaka, japan. >> reporter: yes, megyn. it is looking serious now in terms of the quantity of radiation emanating from the nuclear plant. it appears that we have significant problems at reactor 2 and reactor 3. hearing there are pools of water in a trench that drains off from the reactor towards the sea. it's about 90 feet from the sea, we believe. and that's perhaps one of the reasons that we're seeing greater contamination off the shore. the information is not entirely cleaand that is because they're not sure exactly where the leak is coming from. the greatest concern is that it's coming from the container vessel, indicating, indeed, that there is a partial meltdown. the meltdown may be temporary, that hopefully they will be able to fill that container area up and keep the rods cool. because the radiation levels are so high, it's difficult for the workers to get in there. if they're able to go in without getting radiation burns, it limits what they ca
FOX News
Mar 18, 2011 1:00pm EDT
's commitment to the cease-fire. it was originally a french-sponsored resolution, french and the brits. the u.s. got on board yesterday and it passed and now the president is being criticized and defended by both parties. it's not breaking down along ideological lines and there are a lot of concerns about whether the united states can afford this effort, whether this turns into nation-building, whether the president needed to go to the congress to get permission to do this and he, himself, may have suggested when he was a candidate what the president of the united states would do in a situation like this and whether the u.s. can sit back and not do anything in terms of getting involved in this battle, as we have been for weeks. some of the questions examined during today's show. in the meantime, another fox news alert. major developments in the battle over union rights and the budget in wisconsin. a judge has just temporarily blocked a new state law from taking effect. he's issued a temporary restraining order saying it will not go into effect. that law was hard fought over in wisconsin and eli
FOX News
Mar 17, 2011 1:00pm EDT
be harmful here in the united states or any of the u.s. territories. i will turn it over to dan then. >> thank you and good morning. we have continued working very hard in consultation with our great friends and strong allies in japan, as they've come to terms and wrestled with this challenging situation. most of you know that our equipment that we sent over to support them has arrived on a c-17. we sent a team of 33 additional people which were in addition to the six people we already had out there in japan. they had over 17,000 pounds of equipment with them. they've unpacked that. they've taken the two pods that do the aerial measurement of ground depositions and mounted them, one on a fixed-wing aircraft and one on a helicopter and we flew those aircraft on their first missions. we've been collecting information as they've come back. we're in the process of sharing that information with our japanese hosts and while that's still being looked at, preliminary indications are that they're consistent with the recommendations that came down from the nuclear regulatory commission. so ind
FOX News
Mar 15, 2011 1:00pm EDT
. there are reports that u.s. military personnel aiding in relief efforts are also being exposed to radiation. meantime, a dramatic situation is playing out at the damaged nuke site. we're told that at least 50 workers being described as many as heroic are risking their own lives by staying behind to monitor the situation and try to keep cooling levels in effect. u.s. nuclear officials and international atomic energy agency warning that the safety shield surrounding the nuclear fuel may have been breached. that has more than 140,000 nearby residents locked down inside their homes right now. trace gallagher has more live from our west coast newsroom. trace? >> reporter: as a backdrop, the japanese government is being criticized for getting information out to the people too slowly. they're blaming the tokyo energy and power company from getting information to slowly to them. and in context, they've been known for misleading statements in the past. here's the facts, as we know them at this minute. the reactors at fukushima, we're concerned about mainly two of them. the number 2 reactor and numbe
FOX News
Mar 25, 2011 1:00pm EDT
and 19 miles to evacuate. you remember the u.s. evacuation zone is 50 miles away from the fukushima plant. now they are expanding it to get closer to where we are on this. so far the evacuation is voluntary, it could become mandatory if the conditions get worse. as we mentioned at the top of this hour there are fears that there could be a genuine breach in one of those nuclear reactors. as soon as we get more on that we will bring it right to you. and this week america's top prosecutor attorney general eric holder met with police chiefs to discuss the rising danger to police across this country. according to the latest statistics 50 enforcement officers were killed in the line of duty through march 24th of this year. that come mayor with 45 in the same period of 2010. this has been on the rise. there is a new push to protect those who work so hard and put their lives on the line to protect us. doug mckelway is live with more on this. good afternoon, doug. >> reporter: good afternoon, martha. what is most disturbing about that it is occurring at a time when violent crime and murder is gene
FOX News
Mar 29, 2011 1:00pm EDT
on "good morning america" and appeared to be suggesting that the u.s. is considering a request to arm the rebel opposition. some members of the coalition are pushing for this, but there are open questions about who the opposition is. i asked a pentagon official just that yesterday. >> we're not talking with the opposition. we have -- we would like a much better understanding of the opposition. we don't have it. so, yes, it does matter to us, and we're trying to fill in those knowledge gaps. >> reporter: that includes questions about towns in eastern libya, which have a history of anti-american activity and have served as recruiting zones in towns like darnah. in april, 2008, a massive intelligence find in northern iraq showed 19% of the suicide bombers in iraq came from darnah, libya. "newsweek" did a cover story on this in april, 2008, focusing on darnah and the recruitment by al-qaeda of suicide bombers in the libyan town. we've asked the state department about it and have been told that they're not doing interviews on the issue of the opposition at this point in time. megyn? megyn:
FOX News
Mar 16, 2011 1:00pm EDT
in japan's nuclear crisis right now. there are new reports that u.s. forces helping in relief efforts are being ordered to stay at least 50 miles away from the crippled fukushima plant. you are looking at up-close video of the reactors, where conditions took a turn for the worse. a big jump in radiation levels forced the teams to leave the plant and abandon efforts to cool down the reactors. experts say that radiation has traveled far beyond the 20-mile radius. the pentagon assuring that u.s. forces will have to stay away unless they have special authorization. we're getting reports that evacuation shelters are running out of food and basic necessities. many victims reportedly furious over the government's response. trace gallagher picks up the story from there. trace? >> reporter: the news coming out of japan is very, very troubling. conflicting messages are coming from the japanese government and our energy secretary says that it appears to be getting worse. they're concerned about reactors three and four. the spent fuel rods at the reactors. remember, they're used-up fuel, but high
FOX News
Mar 24, 2011 1:00pm EDT
for you. the dire situation in japan also taking a new turn today. fox news has learned that the u.s. military is testing water for radiation levels at our naval bases 10 times a day, this as, look at the store shelves in japan. fears about radiation contamination continue to grow. trace gallagher picks up the story from our west coast newsroom. good afternoon, trace. >> reporter: i want to get you updated on urgent information crossing the wire. there are evacuation flights that have left japan carrying dependents of u.s. military people, we're talking about tokyo to seattle and denver. about 13,000 dependents remain in japan. meantime, about the rationing, look at the context. we're talking about tokyo, one of the most modern, richest cities in the world, and yet they're rationing things like milk, toilet paper, rice, bottles of water. there are reports and pictures that you have seen some of the biggest chains in tokyo have bare shelves. a couple reasons why, one, the tsunami and earthquake have delayed products from being imported around the world, and also the vast farms around
FOX News
Mar 2, 2011 1:00pm EST
're awaiting details on the suspect that's in custody following what may have been a terror attack on u.s. troops in germany. two airmen were killed and two more wounded in a shooting incident at frankfurt international airport. german authorities confirmed they have the shooter. welcome to "america live." i'm megyn kelly. german police and investigators on the scene. the details breaking on this, but the military is telling us that the gunmen opened fire on a bus full of airmen. two kids, two others wounded. the gunmen may be from kosovo. thanks for joining us. now there are suggestions, inclueding from one g.o.p. lawmaker and from some terrorism experts, that this has the earmarks of a terrorist attack on our troops. >> it might. good to see you, megyn. it might not. it's important not to jump to conclusions. we need to let the facts drive the investigation. megyn: why would they think that jihadists from kosovo would be targeting potential -- that's what they do think, that it was a guy from kosovo that attacked the troops and kosovo has said it's one of their citizens in custody. why
FOX News
Mar 4, 2011 1:00pm EST
about wednesday's deadly attack on u.s. airmen in frankfurt, germany. the 21-year-old suspect has confessed he was seeking revenge for u.s. military operations in afghanistan. prosecutors also confirm today that the pistol used in the attack jammed with six rounds left, likely preventing more deaths. here at home, the obama administration's refusal to call it a terrorist attack is stirring controversy. last night, charles krauthammer called the president's response demoralizing. >> clearly this was a jihadist attack. and the fact that when the president spoke yesterday about it he talked about it as if it was a bus accident, a tragedy. it's incomprehensible why he cannot say out loud that it could have been a jihadist attack, part of the war on terror. this was an attack on the american military abroad, an attack on our country, act of war by a terrorist enemy. megyn: we're also learning today the names of the fallen airmen. 25-year-old nicholas alden of south carolina and 21-year-old airman first class of virginia. secretary of state hillary clinton speaking out in the last coupl
FOX News
Mar 14, 2011 1:00pm EDT
but there is some concern that it could drift to, as far as alaska, hawaii, and to the u.s. territoris. megyn: last we heard they were furiously pumping in seawater to try to cool these reactors, to keep the fuel rods cooled because the fuel, the cooling systems had failed. is that still underway and how, according to the local reports, are those efforts going? >> those efforts are continuing and that's what they have to do at this particular time because apparently there's no other way to keep these reokay tores. megyn: thank you so much for the update. we apologize folks. we don't know what the noise was interrupting the interview. thanks to you have been helpful to us in the past few days of the coverage. we want to be sure to talk to the best experts available on this we're joined by millard wall on the phone. he has 40 years as a nuclear physicist and a nuclear engineer and nuclear power plant risk analyst. he worked for both nasa and the nuclear regulatory commission and he is my guest now. thank you so much for being here. we appreciate it. can you just put this into perspective? because all
FOX News
Mar 31, 2011 1:00pm EDT
are routine, about once a month, and that realistically, killing a u.s. agent along the border is bad for business. it makes it more difficult to get your load across and make money because you get more agents, money, resources. having said that, this is the reality that these guys are dealing with. megyn? megyn: thank you, william. this report is one day after the homeland security department announced a $5 million reward in the shooting of jaime zapata last month. they were ambushed last month in mexico. zapata and his partner were shot several times. zapata died of his injuries. they were there to help the mexican government with its drug war. some arrests have been made, but the investigation is ongoing. this is another extreme weather alert for you, as we watch the storms moving across florida. mother nature is playing a cruel april fools joke on the snow-weary northeast. look at that pink. powerful storm developing. forecasters warn that it will intensify bringing strong winds and heavy, wet snow along the east coast. they're warning folks to prepare for power outages and major
FOX News
Mar 8, 2011 1:00pm EST
the same total cost of the afghanistan war from fiscal years 2002 to '09. even more depressing, the u.s. spent $21 billion just servicing its debt last month. well, are you or your spouse on facebook? you may have just bought yourself a much better chance of getting divorced if the answer is yes, even if you are happily married. lauren, thank you for being here. they say that facebook is blamed for 1-5 divorces in the u.s., even if you are happily married. how can it be? >> facebook provides privacy for reaching out to other ex-boyfriends, girlfriends, and i think that people tend to want to feel attractive, want to feel wanted. if in their own relationship, they're fought feeling that -- not feeling that, they will reach out to try to get attention. it's harder to do that within your own community. megyn: so you go on there and you think, i will reconnect with high school friends and before you know it, you are in an intimate relationship with maybe an old flame on-line, which is dangerous. >> exactly. people want to communicate. so if you are going to be on facebook with someone five
FOX News
Mar 11, 2011 1:00pm EST
that the u.s. has to intervene. >> and not just the united states, but the international community has an obligation to do what it can to prevent a repeat of something like what occurred in the balkans in the '90s, what occurred in rwanda. so part of, for example, maintaining 24-hour surveillance is for us to have an alert system. if you start seeing defenseless civilians being massacred by qaddafi's forces. but, obviously, we'll have to look at what develops on the ground on a case-by-case basis. why want to generalize and say right now, that's what's happening and we're prepared to step in. it will require some judgment calls and they're difficult ones, but we've sent a clear warning to the qaddafi government that they will be held accountable, particularly when it comes to assaulting civilians. some of the rhetoric that you've seen, specifically when qaddafi said they would be going door to door hunting for people who are participating in protests, that implied a sort of lack of restraint and ruthlessness that i think raises our antenna. but, as i said before, what i have to do is m
FOX News
Mar 1, 2011 1:00pm EST
specifically could be behind it? >> any number of actors that would like to see the destruction of the u.s. economy, that would include jihadists. osama bin laden said that his purpose of going into the towers was to bring down the american economy. there are a host of shari'a that said they would like to see capitalism replaced by shari'a. there was a book written that talks about a stock market crash to bring the u.s. to its knees. it could be ex-k.g.b. and so forth. megyn: but how could they have done it? you had fannie and freddie giving out mortgages, and then the wall street folks trading and doubling down on bad investments and ultimately things imploded in a way where we had to step in. the government bailed out the banks and we know the history from there. how could jihadists, chinese, russians, have influenced that? it's possible to trade on our ex-changes without us knowing who is doing it. there are credit default swaps that don't have paper trails. it's possible they could have used the mechanisms you described and a relatively small amount of money, in the billions or tens of
FOX News
Mar 7, 2011 1:00pm EST
more intense in libya now. the president warned of possible military action now involving the u.s. >> the violence that's been taking place and perpetrated by the government in libya is unacceptable. i want to send a clear message to those that are around colonel qaddafi. it is their choice to make how they operate moving forward. they will be held accountable for whatever violence continues to take place there. megyn: leland vittert joins us streaming live. he is there on the ground. leland? >> reporter: we just got back from the frontlines where the rebels have been pinned down, not only by qaddafi ambush, but by qaddafi's air force. we were there and they have been able to move out. the problem for the rebels is not only can they not make any effort on the ground against qaddafi's forces, but there is not much they can do about his air force. >> there went another r.p.g. you can see it right down there. incredible amount of firepower. you can see they're trying to shoot down one of the libyan air force russian-made fighter jets coming over. the amount of anti-aircraft fire out
FOX News
Mar 9, 2011 1:00pm EST
with the murder of u.s. immigration and customs enforcement agent. jaime zapata was gunned down in the line of duty last month while driving by a checkpoint near mexico city. the killers were members of the zetas, one of mexico's notorious and most dangerous drug cartels. today mexico authorities are talking the accused finance chief of that cartel into custody. an update group of scientists are raising questions about a newly published study on alien life. a nasa researcher said he's found extraterrestrial fossils inside a meteorite. some would say it's an extraordinary discovery, and others say, it's time to throw the hooey card. >> reporter: dr. richard hoover swears that he found alien fossils in a rare type of meteorite. the fossils are said to be bacteria similar to those found on earth. i will show you a picture. the one on earth on the left. and the alien one on the right. he admits it's controversial, but says other scientists may disagree with him. not only do they disagree, but he sent his findings in to and amateurish journal of a small group of crank academics and call it garba
FOX News
Mar 10, 2011 1:00pm EST
intelligence director to say that china and russia are the biggest mortal threats to the u.s., that's a big deal. when he looks at the entire threat matrix in the world. the second thing he said at this committee hearing, megyn, was that he said that mommar gadhafi and his regime will prevail. well, that doesn't -- it may, in fact, be the case, and it may be that intelligence feels like that's what is going to happen, that the regime is going to prevail in this fight against the rebels, but it's not what the diplomacy and what the president is saying and what his people are saying, that gadhafi must go. it's a different message. and those two things, the assessment of russia and china, and gadhafi will prevail, are really raising questions about director clapper's longevity in this job. megyn: the thing that was surprising i guess somewhat is these are two democrats questioning him, it's not like a acceptout by republicans trying to make him look bad, these are guys who are just trying to get answers and levin responded to his statements about china and russia by saying you know, for me, ir
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